Renault

2-For-1: 1960 Renault 4CV

Who doesn’t like a 2-for-1 deal? I certainly do, and I’m sure we have many readers who feel the same. That is what is on offer with this 1960 Renault 4CV. Not only does it look like a reasonably… more»

Slightly Modified 1979 Renault 12

I don’t know if clothing fashions differed significantly between France and the US in 1979, but automotive writers sure had different viewpoints about the Renault 12. French auto writers loved it and US writers, well, not so much. This… more»

French Choice: 1955 Renault 4CV & 1960 Renault Dauphine

After World War II, many European economies were in a sorry state. France was no exception, and the government considered various options to stimulate the economy. One of the most obvious choices was to get the population mobile and… more»

Rare In The US: 1972 Renault 16

The Renault 16 or R16 is a car that is rarely seen in the United States and they were only officially sold here for the 1969 through 1972 model years. I can’t remember the last time that I’ve seen… more»

The Hottest Hatch? 2005 Renault Clio V6 Phase 2

Most people tend to agree that the Volkswagen Golf GTi was the original hot hatch. It was where it all began, and many manufacturers have managed to replicate that car’s performance in the decades since it first appeared. However,… more»

Forgotten French Project: 1980 Renault LeCar

Sometimes, sellers are actually reasonable in their asking price of a long-forgotten barn find project; other times, despite their best efforts, the price is still too high. In the case of this forgotten 1980 Renault LeCar, the $1,000 price… more»

The French Beetle? 1960 Renault 4CV

One of the best ways to revive a war-torn economy is to get the population moving to commute to wherever they are needed to work. Vehicle production generates further employment within the community, and the now mobile population can… more»

Stash Of Old Cars Discovered In Brazil

A group of curious teenagers found an old building in the Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil too tempting to leave alone, so they broke in to see what was there. To their amazement, they found dozens of old cars… more»

France’s Answer to the 911: 1987 Renault Alpine GTA Turbo

If you’re a weirdo like me, then you go out of your way to seek out the most bizarre and unique cars you can find. Corvettes and Mustangs are boring; they’re everywhere. DeLoreans are cool, but they’re so mainstream…. more»

Parked For 33 Years: 1951 Renault 4CV

The Renault 4CV was the French answer to the Volkswagen Beetle, and one of the cars that made motoring more accessible to the masses in post-WWII France. First available in its native country in late 1947, the 4CV went… more»

Rare Alpine: 1966 Dinalpin A110

The Renault R8-based Alpine A110 staked its reputation as one of the hottest rally cars of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Its rear-engine layout made it something of a French answer to the Porsche 911. In addition to… more»

Stored 37 Years: 1978 Renault Le Car GTL

The seller calls this 1978 Renault Le Car a “barn find”, saying that it has been stored since 1984. This car isn’t much bigger than a couple of motorcycles that I’ve had in storage almost that long. They have… more»

Update: Early EV – 1968 MARS II Electric Car

UPDATE – Our own Russ Davis featured this 1968 Mars II EV last summer and it’s for sale again here on craigslist in Junction City, Oregon with a lower asking price of $5,500. Thanks to local_sheriff for sending in… more»

Barn Find Survivor: 1959 Renault 4CV

Following World War II, it would be fair to say that the French economy was not in a healthy state. The government was keen to give it a kick-start, and part of that process was to get the population… more»

Track Day Potential: Renault Spec Racers

This seller has a total of three Renault spec racers to choose from, all hiding out in what looks like a fairly idyllic shop setting north of Boston. The listing provides photos of vintage spec race cars in differing… more»

Stored 38 Years: 1960 Renault 4CV

38 years is a long time. That’s longer than a lot of Barn Finds readers have been alive so it’s nothing to sneeze at, as nobody that young says, ever. This rust-free all-original 1960 Renault 4CV has been off… more»